Tom Lantos

1928 - 2008

Tom Lantos

Thomas Peter Lantos (born Tamás Péter Lantos; February 1, 1928 – February 11, 2008) was an American politician who served as a U.S. Representative from California from 1981 until his death in 2008. A member of the Democratic Party, he represented the state's 11th congressional district until 1993 and from then the 12th congressional district, which both included the northern two-thirds of San Mateo County and a portion of the southwestern part of San Francisco after redistricting. Lantos, who served as Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee in his last term, announced in early January 2008 that he would not run for reelection because of cancer of the esophagus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tom Lantos has received more than 350,094 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12,472nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Tom Lantos ranks 12,370 out of 14,801Before him are Pearlette Louisy, Hannibal Muammar Gaddafi, Andrei Kozyrev, Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, Henri Masson, and Edward Seaga. After him are Sergei Sidorsky, George Reid, Friedrich Merz, Ylli Bufi, Dumuzid the Fisherman, and Rafael Leonardo Callejas Romero.

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Among people born in 1928, Tom Lantos ranks 345Before him are Peter Taylor, Ann Blyth, Maggie McNamara, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, Władysław Hasior, and Fritz Herkenrath. After him are Cy Young, Joseph Kruskal, Gerino Gerini, Douglas Rain, Sivaji Ganesan, and Jeanne Cooper. Among people deceased in 2008, Tom Lantos ranks 215Before him are John List, Gordon B. Hinckley, Elizabeth Spriggs, Randy Pausch, Neal Hefti, and Judah Folkman. After him are Ai Iijima, Harvey Korman, Joy Page, Badri Patarkatsishvili, Anita Page, and Jimmy Stewart.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Tom Lantos ranks 404 out of 500Before him are Gabriele Possanner (1860), S. Z. Sakall (1883), Zoltán Ribli (1951), András Balczó (1938), Attila Csihar (1971), and Valéria Gyenge (1933). After him are Arpad Miklos (1967), Eve Angel (1983), András Adorján (1950), Vilma Hugonnai (1847), Joci Pápai (1981), and László Kiss (1956).

Among POLITICIANS In Hungary

Among politicians born in Hungary, Tom Lantos ranks 105Before him are Menyhért Lónyay (1822), Margit Slachta (1884), Gordon Bajnai (1968), László Kövér (1959), George Friedman (null), and József Sákovics (1927). After him are Béla Károlyi (1942), Tibor Navracsics (1966), Tamás Faragó (1952), Zsolt Baumgartner (1981), Gábor Vona (1978), and Mónika Lamperth (1957).

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